Booth Court

Booth Court, Handford Road, Ipswich

property description



The development overlooks the Alderman Canal and Alderman Road Recreation Ground and Nature Reserve, providing a variety of walks on the doorstep. Booth Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners' with extra care.

An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care agency. For your reassurance the development is fitted with 24-Hour CCTV and a secure entry system.

The development has a homeowners' lounge for socialising with friends and family and, for your convenience, an onsite restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years or of age or over.

Apartment Overview

McCarthy Stone Resales are proud to bring to the market this well presented one bedroom apartment situated on the second floor which can be easily accessed by the two lifts. The apartment has a motor on the door with a remote enabling it to be accessed for a wheelchair user too. Design features to this apartment include a bright Juliet balcony in the lounge which provides views towards the gardens, built in wardrobe to the bedroom and modern kitchen and wet room which have both bath and shower facilities.

Entrance Hallway

Motor on the door with a remote for easy wheelchair use. Door to airing cupboard housing the hot water system, and fitted with shelving. Wall mounted emergency intercom. Doors leading to wet room, lounge and the bedroom.


Larger than average lounge with the benefit of a Juliet balcony and addition side window both providing views towards the well maintained communal gardens. This room has extra space which is perfect for dining or a hobby desk. TV and telephone point, two ceiling light points, raised height electric points and fitted carpets. Part glazed door leading to separate kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with a range of base and eye level units and drawers. An auto opening double glazed garden facing window with a fitted blind sits above a single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Built in electric oven with space over for a microwave. Four ring induction hob with extractor hood above. Integrated fridge and freezer. Ceiling spotlights and ceramic floor tiles.


This spacious bedroom benefiting from a window which provides views towards the well maintained communal gardens. Built in wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors providing storage and hanging rails. TV and telephone point, ceiling light point, raised height electric points and fitted carpets. Emergency pull-cord.

Wet Room

Wet room with fully tiled walls and slip resistant safety flooring. Low level panel bath with support rail and separate level access wet room style shower with support rail and curtain. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mirror above. WC. Heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights and extractor fan. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• On-site Estate Manager and team
• 1 hours domestic assistance per week
• On-site Subsidised restaurant
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24 hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Service charge: £7,637.16 pa (for financial year ending 04/23)

Car Parking Permit Scheme-subject to availability

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability, the fee is £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the Estate Manager on site for availability.

Lease Information

Lease length: 125 years from 1st Jan 2013
Ground Rent: £435


  • Overlooking communal gardens
  • Bright and spacious apartment
  • One hour of domestics assistance included per week
  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Table service restaurant
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care agency
  • Homeowners' lounge with television
  • Function room with computer + Guest suite
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • All heating bills for each apartment included in service charge

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120